Cast Blog: #MDD

Shower Power

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Mary McDonald on Jewels

A Bravo Special in the Making

Jeffrey Looks Back on Season Two

Martyn Wraps Up the Season

Martyn on the Perfect Pub

Lindsay Lohan is a Dream Client

2013: The Year of JAM's Collaborations

Lindsay Lohan on 'Million Dollar Decorators'

Outfits Make the Episode

Exuding the Elegance of the Era

Publication vs. Posterity

This Old (Huge Mansion) House

Single and Awkwardly Embracing It

Stacey Dash Is Fabulous

Grey Days

Martyn and Stacey Dash Get Creative

Mary, Monika, and No Sense of Humor

The Joy of Collaboration

Pillow Fights and Granny Chairs For Ross

Martyn and Michael

Martyn's Not My Frenemy

Jeffrey Alan Marks: Master Chef

Kathryn Does Dallas

Martyn, Mary, and India Inspiration

Speaking Kathryn's Language

On an Eye Roll

Dropping Jeffrey's Type-A Personality

As the Botox Brow Strains

Kathryn Swears (and She's Sorry)

Chewbacca Versus Monty

Tamara Mellon's Sex Pit

JAM's Favorite Projects

Only Good Clients

Just Say No

In a Blink

Live, Love, and Decorate

The End of the Road

Making Frankenstein

A Little R&R

Shower Power

Jeffrey discusses the importance of the right drain and his showering habits.

I've been in New York all week working on a couple of projects and attending the Elle Décor A-List Honoree luncheon at The Modern. I had a great time at the lunch with Thom Filicia from Bravo's original design show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. He is a great guy and has great talent. Every time I got in to a cab in the city I saw a video clip of Kathryn Ireland and myself talking design for a promo for Million Dollar Decorators on the yellow cab TV channel. The promo plays on a loop so it shows about every 5 minutes.

Just when I thought I could not take seeing anymore of myself, I watched this weeks episode of the show and discovered there is plenty more of me to see! I seem to spend a lot of time in the shower on this week's episode, however with the shower I designed for Cross Fit being so handsome, I really did want to use it.

The room turned out so well, the entire bathroom is by Waterworks -- tile, plumbing fixtures towels, shower curtain, lights, shower bench, even the soap! And, of course, the famous square drain was, too. . .which was absolutely worth the effort. I stand by my opinion that it's the only shower drain worth having. So the stress that Demetra 2 had to go through to make it work was entirely worth it. The great thing about Waterworks is it a one stop shopping trip. Also unlike most of the projects I work on, I did this one on a very tight budget and Waterworks had enough affordable merchandise that I was able to pull it off. I love the shower curtain made from white terrycloth with the gym logo silk screened onto the cloth. That is a really fun touch. The dark black blue grouting looks so good with the white subway tile, the overall look is so crisp, fresh and masculine. I reused the bench and shelves and just repainted them, which was an interesting experiment. I had the shelves mounted to wall and that made the world of difference. I am always amazed by how a little change like that can make a huge impact to a room. It's so satisfying when it works!

Enough blogging for now, I'm going to Cross Fit to use the shower.